Qing Dynasty Jadeite Ring 清翠玉板指 D.3.5cm

jadering2Qing Dynasty Jadeite Ring, Diameter 3.5cm, H. 2.2cm

Carved with green tone jadeite, the ring which is the object wearing on the right thumb when pulling the string of bow has low relief auspicious motifs of fish, lotus leaf and yu-i.

古代玉扳指是由「韘」演變而來的。 《說文解字》雲:「韘射決也所以拘弦。